It's not hard to imagine a scenario where everyone is proven wrong about COVID-19. I mean, remember when wearing a mask in public was a totally pointless thing to do? I don't think any of us should be surprised by how much we've gotten wrong about this virus. That kind of comes with the territory … Continue reading what if we are all right about the coronavirus?
Several years ago I got a call from a friend who is a principal in a kind of rough school in Ohio. He was genuinely excited when he called. "I just took a punch right in the face!" He was breaking up a fight in the hallway and a wayward right cross connected with his … Continue reading day 5
This past Saturday night dozens of friends gathered together for a campfire, s'mores, whiffle ball, a lot of laughs, and a few tears. These are some of the most important people in the life of my family. To use the church-y cliche, these are people we have been "living life with" for years. We were … Continue reading beauty from pain
It was 1997. Bill Clinton was president. Michael Jordan was the GOAT. Celine Dion was reminding us all that the sinking of the Titanic was really a love story. Ellen came out. Chad Ragsdale was repelling females as an awkward freshman in college. And the church was gearing up for the Harry Potter wars. In a … Continue reading the new puritans